Security Analyst – Catholic University – Washington, DC


Security Analyst (full-time, 35 hours/week). Applications close 11.21.14 Technology Services 101446 Position Summary: Technology Services serves the University by providing access to high quality, state-of-the-art, computing, communications and information resources through the Internet, local and wide area networks, databases and libraries, and by supporting the management information needs of the University. The University collects, stores, processes and shares a wide range of data ranging from student academic data to employee compensation to financial records to philanthropic data. These data are collected via a range of different inputs and shared/integrated between applications both internally to the University and externally. The University has a need to keep its data consistent, accurate and available, as well as obligations as to the use, protection and preservation of these data per various regulatory and internal standards.

Reporting to the Information Security Program Manager, the IT Security Analyst is responsible for supporting institutional systems and environments to provide a high degree of confidentiality, availability, and integrity. Essential Responsibilities Include: supporting the implementation of Technology Services procedures related to account authorization and permission association across all University IT systems to include: creating and maintenance of procedural documentation in support of University policy, reviewing account permissions against approved requests, and serving as the primary backup to establish, modify and remove access to individual accounts in all University Systems; producing and maintaining documentation detailing existing information flows, system dependencies and backup/recovery functions to include: documenting data flow requirements for proposed new and changed IT systems, and documenting and confirming on a periodic basis backup procedures for identified critical systems; producing summary digests of automated system audits on a periodic basis to include: producing management reports detailing significant individual permission changes and code modifications in production systems, and producing supporting documentation for use by internal and external audit functions; collaborating with other departments to coordinate information security compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution; and assisting in the training and development of team members and the larger University community. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required (degree in Information technology, computer science or related discipline preferred). A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a technical field including at least one (1) year of experience manipulating, analyzing and reporting on complex data using raw data sources as well as reporting tools. Demonstrated understanding of QA/QM, data stewardship concepts and processes. Must have: thorough understanding and familiarity with relational data systems and concepts, including expertise with SQL and advanced spreadsheet manipulation; awareness of risk identification and assessment, regulatory compliance; knowledge of, and skill in applying, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint or other data manipulation and visual presentation tools. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with: PeopleSoft/Oracle; data modeling and documentation; and in the policy and regulatory environment of information security especially in higher education. For immediate consideration, please forward 1) resume, 2), cover letter, 3) salary requirements to Please reference position number 101446. You must include your salary requirements as part of your application.

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